The first table below looks at the demand for Oracle APEX skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle APEX over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the South West region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Application Express (APEX)
Rank 135 108 123
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +15
Contract jobs citing Oracle APEX 3 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.099% 0.28% 0.39%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.76% 2.54% 3.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 5
Average daily rate
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£250 £338 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.92% -14.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £338 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.48% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £46.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £46.25
% change year-on-year
- -2.70%
Development Applications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
393 236 301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 12.92% 11.01% 9.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 145 142
Average daily rate £361 £350 £336
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.21% +4.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £299 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 10 30
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £35.30 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.20 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
Oracle APEX
England

Oracle APEX
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Oracle APEX across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Oracle APEX Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Oracle APEX
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Oracle APEX across the South West region.

Oracle APEX Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Oracle APEX
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Oracle APEX across the South West region.

Oracle APEX Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Oracle APEX
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle APEX within the South West region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire - 2 - - 1
Bristol - - - - 1
Oracle APEX
England

Oracle APEX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Oracle APEX also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Oracle APEX.

1 8 (100.00%) Oracle
2 6 (75.00%) Oracle Database
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) Java
4 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
4 3 (37.50%) Linux
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (37.50%) ITIL
4 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
5 2 (25.00%) Service Management
5 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (25.00%) Drools
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (25.00%) Windows
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle9i Database
5 2 (25.00%) Python
5 2 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (25.00%) Perl
5 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
5 2 (25.00%) C++
5 2 (25.00%) MySQL
5 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
5 2 (25.00%) DV Cleared
6 1 (12.50%) High Availability
6 1 (12.50%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (12.50%) C
6 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
6 1 (12.50%) .NET

Oracle APEX
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Oracle APEX also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Oracle APEX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon S3
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (25.00%) MySQL
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
4 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 1 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (12.50%) Informix
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (12.50%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Applications Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Applications Support
4 1 (12.50%) Service Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Leader
4 1 (12.50%) Java Applications Developer
4 1 (12.50%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Drools
2 1 (12.50%) Visualforce
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (12.50%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) ODBC
2 1 (12.50%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) Solaris
3 1 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
1 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (12.50%) Data Management
3 1 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Release Management
3 1 (12.50%) High Availability
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
2 3 (37.50%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) Perl
3 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (25.00%) C++
3 2 (25.00%) Python
4 1 (12.50%) C
4 1 (12.50%) Ruby
4 1 (12.50%) Apex Code
4 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (12.50%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com